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Oct 23, 2012 9:00pm PDT
. >> well 14 days to good before election day. and barack obama and mitt romney are powering across the country. practically half dozen states for each of them in 48 hours time. story tonight from david muir. >> mad dash to the finish line. president and mitt romney with the final argument. >> i am fired up right now. >> start voting rate now. >> both candidate crisscross the country. president rally in florida this morning and playing in to ohio. tomorrow iowa. colorado. nevada. then sleeping on air force one anything back to florida thursday then virginia chicago to cast vote early then ohio all over again. mitt romney taking off from florida flying west to nevada tonight here this colorado tomorrow back to nevada, iowa and thursday ohio. president obama fueled by the final debate performance with blistering attack on what he calls romney shifting position. that condition he jokingly calls this. >> we joke about romney amnesia a. this is important. this is a. this is important. this is about trust. romp neetion a firing back the president. >> he has been reduced to try
KOFY
Oct 7, 2012 9:00pm PDT
>>> 30 ds to go and both candidates are enjoying new momentum tonight. governor romney is drawing his biggest crowd yet. >> 9,000 supporters jammed the town square, 6,000 last night, all ready to turn the president out of office. >> you hear hisnswers or non-answers. now, of course, days later we are hearin hi excuses and nxt january we'll be watching him leave the white house for the last time. >> team romney is feeling the momentum from his debate performance and obama campaign is admitting even the president realizes he didn't perform at his peak. >> i think you can assume he reviewed the tape and it will inform how he handled these subsequent debate. >> the unemployment rate went below 78% and he broken record by raising $181 million just in septemr. it's an issue from the debate >> governo romney' central economic plan calls for a five trillion tax cut. >> i don't have a five trillion tax cut. >> that has campaigns arguing. what is the truth? romney does want to cut tax rates, that would reduce revenue by five trillion over ten years. he would offset the loss by eliminating looph
KOFY
Oct 4, 2012 9:00pm PDT
that is burning. again leif picture from the bay bridge tonight. >> moving on mt romney takes adntage of ts w momeum aerast nit esidential debe. wh we comeecome re toght. yr voice yo vote. 7 ns fact check olast nature face off. plus the one thing that matters even more than the truth. also even more than the truth. also what political punditl >> we are going all the way to washington. paul ryan and i are going to getmerica on track. >> mitt romney speaking in fisherville, virginia this evening. huge crowd watched as music and fireworks capped the campaign event. well room any is certainly riding high after last night strong performance in the presidential debate. advisors are already capitalizing announcg a series of ads and renewed push to build their smaldonor base. in a very frank admission obama campaign will make strategic changes after the disappointing showing last night. political pundit are just as blunt. >> i don't know what he was diagnose out there. he had his head down. he was enduring the doe bait rather than fighting it. >> it lookedike mney wanted to be there and p
KOFY
Oct 17, 2012 9:00pm PDT
when the big one hit and how the new span is so difficult. obama versus romney round two. how will the debate affect the election. >>> i brought us hold binders full of women. >> binders of women was the number one searched item on google. that was mitt romney about staffing his office in massachusetts when he was governor. issue was certainly fodder on the campaign trail. >> governor romney direct question about equal pay, he started talking about binders. [ laughter ] >> dan: regardless of the punch line, experts agree that both candidates are targeting hard the women's voted. >> there was another question, women working in the workplace. he wasn't able to describe exactly the kinds of questions and answers i think she had on her mind. answers to those, for instance why it is today, 3.6 million more women are living in poverty. >> dan: mitt romney speaking tonight in virginia. >> it seems mitt romney and president obama had their share of whoppers. >> when we come to the biggest, mitt romney took the prize when he claimed he would have done exactly what president obama did t
KOFY
Oct 3, 2012 9:00pm PDT
into a ravine and pulls up the safety basket. governor romney's proposal that he has been promoting for 18 months calls for a $5 trillion tax cut flip' not lookior $5rillion tax cut. i said i won't p in place a tax cut that adds to the deficit. >> the other big story tonight the great debate. president obama and governor romney fight over taxes and the economy. good evening. i'm dan ashley. let's get the latest on this tonight from abc 7 news political reporter mark matthews. it was an interesting exchange. >> it was clear right from the start that mitt mitt romney sae debate as a chance to shake up the race and came out aggressive and prepared and put the president on the defensive for much of the 90 minutes. >> president obama and mitt romney went head to head. the candidates boiled down their economic arguments. >> governor romney has a perspective that says if we cut taxes skewed towards the wealthy and roll back regulations that we will be better off. i have got a different view. >> the president has a view very similar to the view he d when ran four years guy. if you will, trickle do
KOFY
Oct 16, 2012 9:00pm PDT
was the president democrats wanted to see in denver. aggressively challenged mitt romney but romney tried to stick to his guns. president obama came out swinging. but mitt romney showed he could take a punch. and throw it right back. tonight contender were combat i. president went after his economic plan stark contrast from the first show down. >> he has a 1 point plan. that plan is to make sure that folks at the top play by different set of rules. >>reporter: it was clear right from the start that romney game plan was to keep the focus on the president record over 4 years. >> the president policies have been exercised over the last 4 years. they haven't put americans back to work. we have fewer people working today than we had when the president took off office. >>reporter: the town hall format meant looser setting. they moved about the stage closer to the audience of undecided voters. at one point they squared off. like fighters in a ring. over domestic oil production. romney peppered the president with questions. the president barely hid disdain and frustration. >>
KOFY
Oct 26, 2012 9:00pm PDT
lady helps her husband tashingt one group, governor romney counting on very different demographic to win the race for the white house. >>> also ahead. new feature at the popular real estate web site sill 0and raising big concern among privacy spertsd. >> and hope you didn't have the heart set on the new i-pad mini [ laughter ] [ girl ] wow. you guys have it easy. i wish i had u-verse when i was your age. in my day, we didn't have these fancy wireless receivers. blah, blah, blah. if i had a sleepover, i couldn't just move the tv into the playroom. no, we had to watch movies in the den because that's where the tv outlet was. and if dad was snoring on the couch, we muscled through it. is she for real? your generation has it made. [ male announcer ] the wireless receiver. only from at&t u-verse. get a free wireless receiver with a qualifying u-verse plan. rethink possible. >> presidential contest now. new abc news "washington post"poll shows governor romney with 1 point edge and tonight each man making a mad dash now to a key group of vote that's could mean victory for the president.
KOFY
Oct 14, 2012 9:00pm PDT
how the candidates are preparing. >> the contenders are gearing up for round. two romney is pressing for the debate in boston and the president is in williamsburg, virginia. >> it is going great. >> next showdown will be a townhall. the questions will come from the audience. democrats said president obama was too pass have any the first debate. campaign says that won't happen again. >> nobody is harsher critic than the president is of himself. i think he'll make adjustments on tuesday. >> rob portman has been romney's debate partner. >> she is going to come out swinging. he will have to compensate for a poor first debate. >> it could present challenges. neither candidate has held many events like this. >> both candidates have to tread lightly because if they are going on the offense too aggressively with each other, that can spill over into the audience and make them look too combative. >> so getting aggressive could be a tricky balancing act. >> can the question is, can he walk the tightrope and not cross the line. >> reporter: romney needs to reach out the audience and viewers at h
KOFY
Oct 8, 2012 9:00pm PDT
romney pulling ahead for the first time. 29 days before the election. president plan to turn his campaign around is the last though. here's jay tappe tapper. >>reporter: president obama sending a message to his supporters about last week debate dister he gets it. here he is at los angeles fundraiser praising the opening performers. >> they just performed flawles flawlessly. nature after nigh night. i can't always say the same. >>reporter: last if you day theundit vicus and the comic no kinder. whether new new yorker cover or "saturday night live". >> mr. president governor romney has just said that he killed osama bin laden. would you care to respond? >> no you two go ahead. >> gallup poll believes romney did the superior job. sf percent to obama 20 percent. incumbentpresent wall off from cfrontatiften umbleas d reagan i 1984. >> i did avoid i'm afraid in my previous answer also. >> president obama seemed to have initially thought all went well that night. >> this was a terrific debate. >> but quickly after leaving the stage the president talked to aide and realized he h
KOFY
Oct 24, 2012 9:00pm PDT
developments today. >> this fall, i'm supporting richard murdoch. >> reporter: mitt romney endorsed richard murdoch, but that was before he said this, last night. >> i believe that life begins at conception, i believe that when it begins in the horrible situation of rape, that it is something that god intended. >> reporter: and today, he reiterated his belief that abortions should be illegal for women who became pregnant because of rape. romney disagrees. but supporters of the president have married the romney endorsement ad to the debate video in their ownspot. >> even when life begins in that horrible situation of rape, that it is something that god intended to happen. >> reporter: another side show from donald trump. >> i have a deal! for the president-- >> reporter: the real estate mogul and reality star host is offering $5 million to president obama's charity of choice if he releases his passport and college records. for the record, trump is wrong. it is not common practice for presidents to release school and passport records. gloria allred's getting into the glam. she claims to have
KOFY
Oct 22, 2012 9:00pm PDT
was injured. >>>. [applause] president obama and governor romney meet forth beginning of tonight third final debate before the election. this debate is crucial to both candidates. new abc "washington post"poll shows the race is now at a dead heat. just couple weeks before the election. tonight in boca raton president obama took every chance he could to remind voters that he is the one with experience in foreign policy. here's karen. >>reporter: tonight president obama took every chance he could to remind mitt romney and the voters watching at home that he is the one with experience on foreign policy. >> i know you haven't been in a position to actually execute foreign policy. here's one thing the i have learned as commander in chief. >>reporter: romney tried to neutralize the president right out of the gate. >> i congratulate him on taking out osama bin laden and going after the leadership in al qaeda. but we can't kill our way out of this mess. >>reporter: but the president kept up a steady barrage. >> strategy previously has been one that has been all over the map. and is not desig
KOFY
Oct 25, 2012 9:00pm PDT
days to go until election day romney moving up in the poll. according to "washington post"survey likely voters today romney support reached 50 periods of time for the first time. to 47 percent for president obama. margin is even wider on the question of who do you trust to handle the economy. 52 percent say romne romney. 43 percent say obama. it is the first time either candidate has held a clear lea lead. the polling indicates that romney is gainingalmost exe men and has the support of 57 percent of independent voters. >>> well the presidential campaign is on track to be the costliest in u.s. history. fundraising is expected to exceed 2 billion dollars. that figure doesn't include almost 130 split by non-profit group not required to file campaign finance report. romney spent the day in ohio where poll show him running behind. no republican has ever won the white house without winning ohio so it seems crucial. cincinnati romp i borrowed a lane from president obama 2008 campaign saying it's time for change in washington. >> our campaign is about big things. because we happen to
KOFY
Oct 5, 2012 9:00pm PDT
of the wind out of the sails of mitt romney presidential campaign. >> also. these numbers don't smell rit. >> big drop in unemployment just spurs talk of conspiracy theory. tonight tracking down the people who punch those numbers. >> and this guy is 26 handicap. he couldn't. unbelievable. >> 150 foot putt. record setting athlete adds another >> pay attention. cell phone robbery are becoming an epidemic. we have to watch ourselves out there. san francisco police will tell you it is happening everywhere these days on the street at gun point and on muni buses. as for how bad cell phone thefts have become this is last tonight incident report. of the 7 incidents, 3 were actually robbery of cell phone phones. we have some exclusive video to show you how easy it is for thieves to steal them. vick lee tonight with a story you will see only on abc 7 new news. >> more than 4000 robbery in san francisco between january and august. police say about half of them targeted cell phones. many of the thefts were on muni. >> palm are swea. he brushes his pants. >> officer carlos haseen a lotf th
KOFY
Oct 10, 2012 9:00pm PDT
joe biden favorable. paul ryan 44% hold a favorable view of the challenger. meanwhile, mitt romney continues to make headway. the new reuters poll has the former massachusetts governor ahead 45% to president obama's 44%. the next presidential debate is tuesday but again the vice presidential candidates debate tomorrow night and you can see that on abc 7. >> to that end as we talk about the presidential race, president obama seems to have no enthusiasm for reviewing notes from his performance in last week's debate that so many criticized. the president compares it to playing sports. >> if you have a bad game you just move on. you look forward to the next one and it makes you that much more determined. >> and he will no doubt be determined next week to perform better at the debate against mitt romney. mitt romney told a factory audience his passion was about helping people who are struggling and he also said he will be a prolife president. thathat comes one day after he told an iowa newspaper he has told an iowa newspaper he has no abortion agenda if [ woman ] don't forget the yard w
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Oct 11, 2012 9:00pm PDT
more effective tax than governor romney pay ins his federal income tax. >>reporter: but ryan said ought become administration failed the middle class. >> we are going in the wrong direction. look where we are. the economy is barely limping along. >>reporter: side by side at the same table biden and ryan were not shy about directly engaging each other. sometimes with harsh attack sometimes with human oyvrment i think the vice president very well know that is sometimes the words don't come out of your mouth the right way. >> i always say what i mean. >>reporter: with the poll tightening the president needs to fire up the base and romney needs to convert 2008 obama voters. in in kentucky they got strong performance from the running mate. this is danvill danville, kentucky. >> now the next presidential debate is town hall meeting next tuesday. october 16 at new york. citizens will ask questions of barack obama and mitt romney on foreign policy issues and domestic issues as well. >> developing news tonight. vallejo neighborhood under evacuation order as police search for explos
KOFY
Oct 12, 2012 9:00pm PDT
they have so far. >>reporter: professor cain think that is both the president and governor romney need to do a better job of articulating that vision and what happened in the vice-presidential debate just up the stake for the next presidential debate. in the newsroom, 7 news. >>> debate moderated by abc news reporter martha so what could she see that we could not see from home? >> i think one of the things about being at that table it's so intimate so when joe biden is smiling or when joe is raising his voice a bit it's really in your face. it was really in paul ryan face. they were watching the clock so carefully. the opening statements of 2 minutes with each question. they would always fill those 2 minutes exactly. they were both taking notes. this is what vice president biden wrote down he had no apology. egyptian people. aq meaning al qaeda bob gates former secretary of defense effective and then i don't know what those other 2 words were saying. >>reporter: interesting. behind the scenes martha on last night debate. big note about baseball. game 5 has just ended in the
KOFY
Oct 15, 2012 9:00pm PDT
. >> race for president take as step forward tomorrow. mitt romney and president obama will hold their second debate in new york a.lot of people paying close attention to this of course. abc will carry it live tomorrow night at 6:00 o'clock. you can see it on abc 7. >> more and more schools are teaching mandarin of by teachers paid for by the chinese government. dan harris as has this all right on new curriculum in many schools. >>reporter: it is completely adorable to see a room full of kindergartners in this struggling school district in georgia getting the opportunity to learn mandarin, chinese. how do you say hello in chinese can you count to 5 in chinese. >> er 5 but language featureer are expensive how did this poor district make this happen? here's a catch. they are partnering with the chinese government. specifically agency called the confucius institute whose mission is improve china im am abroad. chinese train the teachers and pay half of their salary. this is not just happening in georgia. according to the chinese government they have set up shop at 75 universit
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